Daily Drop 2015.03.3

Life is filled with problems to be solved and tensions to be managed. Sometimes it helps to know which is which. Andy Stanley

Daily Drop 2015.03.27

My friend said, “I know all the language of depression. I want to learn the language of joy.” Phillip

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Live a Good Life

If you want an A+ life, don’t hurt others with your words, but instead lift them up. And always make amends no matter what.

Daily Drop 2015.03.26

Words are the currency of the soul. You transform a mind or a nation with words. When we change our inner voice to Kingdom language, we transform. Phillip

Daily Drop 2015.03.25

In order for a marriage to work successfully, we must have the right three people: two helpless sinners and one savior. Phillip

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I Didn’t Need to Invent This God

The only one whose explanation fits everything; all other philosophies and theologies have inconsistencies and loopholes. All other systems break down under some level of pressure. But this God gives me something I can build my one and only life on, then a family, and then a business.

Daily Drop 2015.03.23b

If I was forced to choose either a heart so hard it can’t be broken or a broken heart, I would choose the latter. Gary Thomas 

Daily Drop 2015.03.23

There is only one commodity that God truly treasures—people. It’s always only ever been about people. Do I treasure what God treasures? Am I leading AND loving my team well? Bill Hybels

Daily Drop 2015.03.22

A culture will only be as healthy as the leader wants it to be. The day the leader decides to change it, it will begin to change. Bill Hybels

Daily Drop 2015.03.21

If I was forced to choose either a heart so hard it can’t be broken or a broken heart, I would choose the latter. Gary Thomas

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Guard Your Heart

The spiritual heart is where life comes from. If we don’t like the course we’re on, we need a change of heart. If we don’t guard our hearts, we’ll not likely fulfill our dreams.

Daily Drop 2015.03.21

There is only one commodity that God truly treasures—people. It’s always only ever been about people. Do I treasure what God treasures? Am I leading AND loving my team well? Bill Hybels

Daily Drop 2015.18

A mature person realizes that no matter how much he understands about life, most of life still remains a mystery. So he doesn’t cling to dogma, but explores life as a curious child. Phillip

Daily Drop 2015.03.18

A mature person realizes that no matter how much he understands about life, most of life still remains a mystery. So he doesn’t cling to dogma, but explores life as a curious child. Phillip

Many of us have built the prisons we live in. Ask Jesus to lead you out. Phillip

When I read the Bible with an open heart and mind, God’s story interrupts my story and makes it into a better story. Phillip

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Face to Face

I don’t get many opportunities to visit the ocean. It’s where I have checked in with God even before I knew God. It’s where I’ve reflect back on where I’ve been and dreamed about where I want to go.

Daily Drop 2015.03.13

The highway of life is filled with flat squirrels that couldn’t make a decision. John Maxwell 

Daily Drop 2015.03.12

If I could see myself through other people’s eyes, that would probably change the way I relate to them and myself. Phillip

Daily Drop 2015.03.11

The love of Christ comes from simple people who love simple people. Never be fooled by the spiritual leader who knows a lot but doesn’t love a lot. Andy Stanley

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Pressure Testing

Someone cuts me with harsh words. Someone cheats me. Someone takes something from me. Do I have what it takes to stand the test?

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Authenticity

There was a time in my career when I lost my authenticity. I focused on techniques and formulas instead of being real. My results dropped. My frustration was high and I felt fake. For a little while I even wore a suit and tie to work. (This is totally not me!)

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You’re Up

Leadership is being on a stage. Where everyone sees you. Going in first.

People are looking to you. They’re expecting you to have the next thing thought out. Looking to you to set the example, to say something brilliant and wise. What example will you set? There isn’t room for stage fright or boring, incomplete, or stuttering remarks.